- a salt of any molybdic acid.
Origin of molybdate
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Molybdate of ammonium is the salt principally used in dyeing.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
A more eligible preparation is the molybdate of baryta, produced by mixing solutions of molybdate of potash and acetate of baryta.
A blue precipitate falls, which is a molybdate of molybdic oxide, hydrated, and abundantly soluble in water.
The fluid acquires a yellow coloration when boiled with a solution of molybdate of ammonia.Legal Chemistry
The solution containing the molybdate is neutralised and treated with an excess of mercurous nitrate.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.
Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
- a salt or ester of a molybdic acid